5 Things Every Person with a Mental Illness Needs to Hear

If you are open about your diagnosis of mental illness, most likely you are faced with more negative feedback than positive. We are labeled as damaged goods. When I was … Continue reading 5 Things Every Person with a Mental Illness Needs to Hear

12 Questions Answered About Mental Health Blogging

Many of the questions I receive are about my job as a mental health blogger. It excites me to have people reaching out for advice. I hope to see many … Continue reading 12 Questions Answered About Mental Health Blogging

9 Things Mental Illness Has Taught Me About Life

When we are faced with challenges, it’s hard to believe that something positive will come out of these periods of darkness, but there is. Sometimes the most important lessons in … Continue reading 9 Things Mental Illness Has Taught Me About Life

6 Ways to Help Your Partner Struggling with Depression

6 Ways to Help Your Partner Struggling with Depression By: Paul James Mental illness is a hard conversation to have with those around us, even when it’s with our significant … Continue reading 6 Ways to Help Your Partner Struggling with Depression

Wisdo: An App for People Living with Mental Illness to Connect with One Another

Stigma prevents those of us living with a mental illness from connecting with others who can relate to the challenges we face on a daily basis. Peer to peer communication is … Continue reading Wisdo: An App for People Living with Mental Illness to Connect with One Another

A Creative Alternative to Self-Harm That Works

Self-harm is not something I talk about often, however, it is part of my past and my journey living with bipolar disorder. I can tell you that it was not … Continue reading A Creative Alternative to Self-Harm That Works

20 Inspiring Quotes for People with a Mental Illness

When I am too low or too high or insecure about the things that make me different in this world, the one thing that always seems to speak to me, … Continue reading 20 Inspiring Quotes for People with a Mental Illness

The Woman Behind the Bag: Kate Spade’s Suicide and Understanding Mental Illness

The Woman Behind the Bag: Kate Spade’s Suicide and Understanding Mental Illness Article By: Greyon Fernandes I needed to know if there was a woman behind the bag. So, I googled … Continue reading The Woman Behind the Bag: Kate Spade’s Suicide and Understanding Mental Illness

The Dog Days: What Its like to Live with Schizophrenia

The Dog Days: What Its like to Live with Schizophrenia Article By: Greyon Fernandes Since my diagnosis, people have asked me: ‘What is it like to live with schizophrenia?’. Until … Continue reading The Dog Days: What Its like to Live with Schizophrenia